LAT1002 - Text Course I in Latin: Medieval Latin


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 6 hours ORDBOK

Course content

This course is an introduction to the different literary genres of the Middle Ages, as well as an introduction to the use of Latin as a means of communication and cultural transfer in this period.

Learning outcome

Students at this course are expected to meet the following learning objectives, divided into knowledge and skills: Knowledge:
- Students should acquire basic knowledge of Medieval Latin language and literature, and of its history and significance as a foundation for Western culture.
- Students should acquire the skills of reading, translating and interpreting texts (in the original language) from the various periods and genres of Medieval Latin literature, perform grammatical and stylistic analyses of these texts and relate them to their literary, cultural and historical contexts, as well as be able to translate from Latin to Norwegian.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. Among the activites are six smaller assignments, which have to be handed in, consisting in three simple translations from Norwegian (or English if preferred) to Latin. Four of these assignments are compulsory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercise
  • Exercise
  • Exercise
  • Exercise

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Ca. 50 pages of medieval prose and poetry (1 page = 30 lines). Epigraphic and heraldic material may be included (not more than 5 pages).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFLAT102 15.0 01.09.2007
HFLAT110 15.0 01.09.2007
LAT1102 15.0 01.09.2007
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • History of the Middle Ages
  • Classical Civilization
  • Latin
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Institutt for historiske og klassiske studier



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 ORDBOK
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 ORDBOK
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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